All Hallows Churchyard, Southwark (also known as Copperfield Street Community Garden)8229

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The churchyard has been restored as a walled public garden and has lawn surrounded by flower beds and shrubberies. Steps lead up to a crucifix in the garden. The garden has been looked after by residents for 30 years or so, and is now supported by Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST).

History

All Hallows Church was built by George Gilbert Scott Junior in 1879-80 but was bombed in World War 2. Little remains of the old church except fragments of the building, including two stone archways and one chapel that was incorporated into the building of 1957, now in residential use.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Southwark (Jubilee), London Bridge (Jubilee, Northern), Borough (Northern). Bus: 381